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Tablet Collection

"Exploring the Mysteries of the Tablet: From Emerald to Arcadia" In the vast realm of history and art, tablets have held a significant place

Background imageTablet Collection: Tablet of Shamash. beg. 9th c. BC. The sun-god

Tablet of Shamash. beg. 9th c. BC. The sun-god Shamash (right) receiving the Babylonian king Nabu-apla-iddina (left), between two interceding deities

Background imageTablet Collection: Et in Arcadia ego (Les bergers d Arcadie or The Arcadian Shepherds), 1637-1638, (1911)

Et in Arcadia ego (Les bergers d Arcadie or The Arcadian Shepherds), 1637-1638, (1911). Artist: Nicolas Poussin
Et in Arcadia ego (Les bergers d Arcadie or The Arcadian Shepherds), 1637-38, (1911). Painting held at the Musee du Louvre, Paris. From The French Genius by Haldane Macfall. [T. C. and E. C

Background imageTablet Collection: Emerald Tablet, Smaragdine Table or Tabula Smaragdina

Emerald Tablet, Smaragdine Table or Tabula Smaragdina. Work attributed to the legendary alchemist Hermes Trismegistus who summarizes the process Magnum Opus or Great work for the creation of

Background imageTablet Collection: Advert for Horlicks ration of malted milk tablets 1916

Advert for Horlicks ration of malted milk tablets 1916
Restoring energy and vitality Horlicks malted milk compressed tablets, supplied in a air tight tin. 1916

Background imageTablet Collection: SAPPHO (612-545 BC). Greek poet. Womans portrait

SAPPHO (612-545 BC). Greek poet. Womans portrait with a tablet and stylus identified as Sappho. Roman art. Fresco. ITALY. Naples. National Museum of Archaeology. Proc: ITALY. Pompeii

Background imageTablet Collection: Pilgrim Monument, Provincetown, Massachusetts, USA

Pilgrim Monument, Provincetown, Massachusetts, USA
The Pilgrim Monument and Bas Relief Tablet on Town Hill, Provincetown, Massachusetts, USA. It commemorates the signing of the Compact and the first landing place of the Pilgrims on 11 November 1620

Background imageTablet Collection: Twelve Tables of Rome drawn up

Twelve Tables of Rome drawn up
The Twelve Tables, Romes first legal code, are drawn up by a commission at the request of the plebeians

Background imageTablet Collection: Portrait of baker Terentius Neo and his wife in formal clothes from Italy, Campania, Pompeii

Portrait of baker Terentius Neo and his wife in formal clothes from Italy, Campania, Pompeii, 55-79 A. D
Roman civilization, 1st century A.D. Portrait of baker Terentius Neo and his wife in formal clothes, 55-79 A.D. painting on plaster, 65x58 cm. From Pompei

Background imageTablet Collection: Moses descending from Mount Sinai with the tablets of the law (Ten Commandments), 1866

Moses descending from Mount Sinai with the tablets of the law (Ten Commandments), 1866. Artist: Gustave Dore
Moses descending from Mount Sinai with the tablets of the law (Ten Commandments), 1866. From The Bible (Exodus 5.35)

Background imageTablet Collection: Mesopotamia. Clay Tablet. Pictographs drawn. Iraq. Late Preh

Mesopotamia. Clay Tablet. Pictographs drawn. Iraq. Late Preh
Mesopotamia. Clay Tablet. Pictographs drawn. Early writing tablet recording the allocation of beer. Iraq. Late Prehistoric period. 3100-3000BC. British Museum. London. England. United Kingdom

Background imageTablet Collection: Neo-Sumerian. Statue of Gudea. Girsu, Iraq. 2120 BC. Cuneifo

Neo-Sumerian. Statue of Gudea. Girsu, Iraq. 2120 BC. Cuneifo
Mesopotamia. Neo-Sumerian. Ruler Gudea of state of Lagash. Diorita statue. From Girsu (modern Telloh). Iraq. 2120 BC. Cuneiform inscription. Detail. Museum of Louvre. Paris. France

Background imageTablet Collection: Ancient Greek Writing

Ancient Greek Writing
He writes on a wax tablet with a stylus

Background imageTablet Collection: Jane Austen Memorial

Jane Austen Memorial
Bust and tablet to English author JANE AUSTEN at Lyme Regis, Dorset, marking the former location of a house called Wings, where she lodged in 1804. Date: 1775 - 1817

Background imageTablet Collection: Nestorian tablet near Singan, China, a relic of a Nestorian Christian Church

Nestorian tablet near Singan, China, a relic of a Nestorian Christian Church. Wood engraving, English, 1887
NESTORIAN STELE, c780 A.D. Nestorian tablet near Singan, China, a relic of a Nestorian Christian Church. Wood engraving, English, 1887

Background imageTablet Collection: Clay tablet with linear B script, 15th century BC

Clay tablet with linear B script, 15th century BC
Clay tablet from Knossos with linear B script, from the British Museums collection, 15th century BC

Background imageTablet Collection: Mycenaean Linear A tablet

Mycenaean Linear A tablet
Minoan Linear A tablet from Aghia Triadha, from the Archaeological Museum of Heracleions collection in Crete. Linear A is an early Mycenean writing system that has not yet been deciphered

Background imageTablet Collection: St. John, seated and holding a writing instrument to a tablet, an eagle with outstre

St. John, seated and holding a writing instrument to a tablet, an eagle with outstretched wings below his legs, from a series of the four evangelists after Agostino Veneziano

Background imageTablet Collection: Tablet Lord Prayer Greek Church Pater Noster

Tablet Lord Prayer Greek Church Pater Noster
Tablet of the Lords Prayer in Greek in Church of Pater Noster, Mt. of Olives. 1934, Jerusalem, Israel

Background imageTablet Collection: Illustration of map highlighting Indus Valley region and ancient tablet showing water buffalo

Illustration of map highlighting Indus Valley region and ancient tablet showing water buffalo

Background imageTablet Collection: Moses / Ot / Commandments

Moses / Ot / Commandments
Moses exhibits the Tables of the Law on which the Ten Commandments are inscribed

Background imageTablet Collection: Orkhon Valley

Orkhon Valley, Ovorkhangai, Mongolia, Asia

Background imageTablet Collection: Recto: Seated Prophet, c1677-78. Creator: Domenico Maria Canuti

Recto: Seated Prophet, c1677-78. Creator: Domenico Maria Canuti
Recto: Seated Prophet, c1677-78

Background imageTablet Collection: The Ark of the Covenant, 1850

The Ark of the Covenant, 1850
3330006 The Ark of the Covenant, 1850; (add.info.: Engraving depicting the Ark of the Covenant, a gold-covered wooden chest described in the Book of Exodus as containing the two stone tablets of)

Background imageTablet Collection: Collection of Stili

Collection of Stili
3330222 Collection of Stili; (add.info.: Collection of stili, used to write on wax-surfaced wooden writing tablets. Dated 1st Century.); Universal History Archive/UIG

Background imageTablet Collection: Futuristic dinner party

Futuristic dinner party
A futuristic chemical dinner party -- a few tablets are served for each guest. Just think -- no washing up! Date: 1899

Background imageTablet Collection: Wooden stilus-tablet

Wooden stilus-tablet
3330241 Wooden stilus-tablet; (add.info.: Wooden stilus-tablet with LONDINIO inscribed. Dated 1st Century.); Universal History Archive/UIG

Background imageTablet Collection: Flexible screen or tablet

Flexible screen or tablet
2624184 Flexible screen or tablet; (add.info.: Samoan mid 19th century, flexible screen or tablet, with a leaf design made from Banana leaves.); Universal History Archive/UIG

Background imageTablet Collection: Cuneiform tablet with Gilgamesh Flood Epic, Babylonian, Southern Iraq

Cuneiform tablet with Gilgamesh Flood Epic, Babylonian, Southern Iraq (displayed at the British Museum)
536607 Cuneiform tablet with Gilgamesh Flood Epic, Babylonian, Southern Iraq (displayed at the British Museum) 17th century BC (object); Universal History Archive/UIG

Background imageTablet Collection: Seated Sibyl with Tablet, c1640. Creators: Bartolomeo Coriolano, Guido Reni

Seated Sibyl with Tablet, c1640. Creators: Bartolomeo Coriolano, Guido Reni
Seated Sibyl with Tablet, c1640

Background imageTablet Collection: Pair of Votive Tablets with a Buddhist Deity, 18th-19th century. Creator: Unknown

Pair of Votive Tablets with a Buddhist Deity, 18th-19th century. Creator: Unknown
Pair of Votive Tablets with a Buddhist Deity, 18th-19th century

Background imageTablet Collection: Votive Tablet, 16th century. Creator: Unknown

Votive Tablet, 16th century. Creator: Unknown
Votive Tablet, 16th century

Background imageTablet Collection: Mold for a Buddhist Votive Tablet, 12th-13th century. Creator: Unknown

Mold for a Buddhist Votive Tablet, 12th-13th century. Creator: Unknown
Mold for a Buddhist Votive Tablet, 12th-13th century

Background imageTablet Collection: Votive Tablet of Buddha Shakyamuni, between c.1050 and c.1100. Creator: Unknown

Votive Tablet of Buddha Shakyamuni, between c.1050 and c.1100. Creator: Unknown
Votive Tablet of Buddha Shakyamuni, between c.1050 and c.1100

Background imageTablet Collection: Buddhist Votive Tablet with Vighnantaka, 11th century. Creator: Unknown

Buddhist Votive Tablet with Vighnantaka, 11th century. Creator: Unknown
Buddhist Votive Tablet with Vighnantaka, 11th century

Background imageTablet Collection: Ghost Oiwa and Posthumous Name Tablet, Late 19th century. Creator: Unknown

Ghost Oiwa and Posthumous Name Tablet, Late 19th century. Creator: Unknown
Ghost Oiwa and Posthumous Name Tablet, Late 19th century

Background imageTablet Collection: Unveiling tablet commemorating first settelment [sic] of Mass. Bay Colony, Stage Fort... c1907

Unveiling tablet commemorating first settelment [sic] of Mass. Bay Colony, Stage Fort... c1907. Creator: Unknown
Unveiling tablet commemorating first settelment [sic] of Mass. Bay Colony, Stage Fort Park, Gloucester, Mass. c1907. Tablet Rock

Background imageTablet Collection: Moses with the Tables of the Law, n.d. Creator: Ludolph Busing

Moses with the Tables of the Law, n.d. Creator: Ludolph Busing
Moses with the Tables of the Law, n.d

Background imageTablet Collection: La colére d'Agamemnon, 19th century. Creator: Honore Daumier

La colére d'Agamemnon, 19th century. Creator: Honore Daumier
La colere d'Agamemnon, 19th century. Ancient history - The anger of Agamemnon

Background imageTablet Collection: Le retour d'Ulysse, 19th century. Creator: Honore Daumier

Le retour d'Ulysse, 19th century. Creator: Honore Daumier
Le retour d'Ulysse, 19th century. Ancient History - The Return of Ulysses

Background imageTablet Collection: Esquisse pour le plafond de la salle d'audience de la Cour des Assises du Palais... c.1866-1873

Esquisse pour le plafond de la salle d'audience de la Cour des Assises du Palais... c.1866-1873
Esquisse pour le plafond de la salle d'audience de la Cour des Assises du Palais de Justice de Paris : Lex, between 1866 and 1873

Background imageTablet Collection: Sketch for the council room of the octroi of Paris - annex of the Hotel de Ville: The... c1875

Sketch for the council room of the octroi of Paris - annex of the Hotel de Ville: The... c1875
Sketch for the council room of the octroi of Paris - annex of the Hotel de Ville: The octroi of Paris, c1875

Background imageTablet Collection: The conqueror of Palestine at Beyrout(Beirut), 1919

The conqueror of Palestine at Beyrout(Beirut), 1919
British army officers in front of the tablet that was erected to commemorate the occupation of Beyrout(Beirut) and Tripoli by the 21st Army Corps

Background imageTablet Collection: Demolition worker Les Gilbert prepares the Morris rebus for its move to the Museum of

Demolition worker Les Gilbert prepares the Morris rebus for its move to the Museum of British Road Transport at Cook Street, Coventry

Background imageTablet Collection: Hell a42_04846

Hell a42_04846
York Minster, Minster Yard, York. A detailed view of a carved stone in the crypt of York Minster, also known as St Peters Cathedral Church. The stone is set within a wall and has a carving of hell

Background imageTablet Collection: The first gender-neutral restroom in the Los Angeles school district is seen at Santee

The first gender-neutral restroom in the Los Angeles school district is seen at Santee Education Complex high school in Los Angeles, California, U.S. April 18, 2016

Background imageTablet Collection: Pharmaceutical tablets and capsules are arranged on a table in this picture illustration

Pharmaceutical tablets and capsules are arranged on a table in this picture illustration
Pharmaceutical tablets and capsules are arranged in the shape of an Euro currency sign on a table in this file picture illustration shot August 20, 2014. REUTERS/Srdjan Zivulovic/File Photo

Background imageTablet Collection: Illustration photo shows various medicine pills in their original packaging in Brussels

Illustration photo shows various medicine pills in their original packaging in Brussels, Belgium August 9, 2019. REUTERS/Yves Herman/Illustration

Background imageTablet Collection: Israel, Southern Coastal Plain, enlarged model of the Gezer Calendar, a 10th century B

Israel, Southern Coastal Plain, enlarged model of the Gezer Calendar, a 10th century B.C inscription on a limestone tablet




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"Exploring the Mysteries of the Tablet: From Emerald to Arcadia" In the vast realm of history and art, tablets have held a significant place, transcending time and cultures. One such enigmatic the Emerald Tablet, also known as Smaragdine Table or Tabula Smaragdina. This ancient text attributed to Hermes Trismegistus has captivated scholars with its cryptic wisdom. Speaking of mysteries, Nicolas Poussin's masterpiece "Et in Arcadia ego" transports us to an idyllic world where shepherds ponder upon mortality. The tablet depicted in this painting adds an intriguing layer to their contemplation. Delving further into antiquity, we encounter Sappho, the Greek poet whose words were etched onto tablets that preserved her lyrical genius for centuries. Her portrait evokes both admiration and curiosity about her lost works. But they are not limited to literature alone; they hold legal significance too. The Twelve Tables of Rome stand as a testament to early Roman law and governance, shaping Western legal systems thereafter. Moving forward in time, we stumble upon Pompeii's preserved past through a captivating portrait of baker Terentius Neo and his wife on plastered tablets. These snapshots from everyday life offer glimpses into ancient customs and fashion. Tablets have also played a role in modern times - Horlicks' advert for malted milk tablets during World War I highlights their practical use even amidst chaos. Religious narratives find their place too; Gustave Doré's depiction of Moses descending from Mount Sinai with the Ten Commandments engraved on stone tablets reminds us of divine guidance throughout history. Traveling eastward brings us Mesopotamia's clay tablets adorned with pictographs - windows into an ancient civilization's communication system that still puzzles archaeologists today.